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Doogie Howser, M.D.: Season 4: Episode 22 -- Vinnie convinces Doogie to enroll in an acting class.  Enlightened by the experience, Doogie decides he has been on the fast tract too long, and decides to resign from Eastman and travel abroad.
Doogie Howser, M.D.: Season 4: Episode 21 -- Vinnie is selected as a jurist in an assault case.  Doogie is shocked to discover that a respected doctor at the hospital is a fake.
Doogie Howser, M.D.: Season 4: Episode 20 -- Doogie becomes the focus of a series of caricatures drawn by a newspaper cartoonist who is diagnosed with cancer.
Doogie Howser, M.D.: Season 4: Episode 19 -- Vinnie withdraws 16,000 dollars from his bank when a computer makes an accounting error.  A young patient develops a crush on Doogie.
Doogie Howser, M.D.: Season 4: Episode 18 -- Doogie meets a former baby-sitter whom he has not seen since childhood—but is still just as beautiful.  Vinnie tries to get a Hollywood director to read his script.

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
19 September 1989 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Neil Patrick Harris ... Dr. Doogie Howser (97 episodes, 1989-1993)

Max Casella ... Vinnie Delpino (97 episodes, 1989-1993)

Belinda Montgomery ... Katherine Howser (97 episodes, 1989-1993)

Lawrence Pressman ... Dr. Benjamin Canfield (97 episodes, 1989-1993)

Kathryn Layng ... Nurse Curly Spaulding (97 episodes, 1989-1993)

James Sikking ... Dr. David Howser (97 episodes, 1989-1993)

Markus Redmond ... Raymond Alexander (71 episodes, 1990-1993)

Lucy Boryer ... Janine Stewart (61 episodes, 1989-1993)

Mitchell Anderson ... Dr. Jack McGuire (51 episodes, 1989-1991)
Lisa Dean Ryan ... Wanda Plenn (46 episodes, 1989-1992)
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Series Directed by
Stephen Cragg (11 episodes, 1989-1992)
Scott Goldstein (8 episodes, 1990-1993)
Win Phelps (7 episodes, 1990-1992)
Rob Thompson (6 episodes, 1989-1991)
Charles Haid (6 episodes, 1990-1992)
Eric Laneuville (6 episodes, 1990-1992)
David Carson (4 episodes, 1990-1993)
Joan Darling (4 episodes, 1990-1992)
Joe Ann Fogle (4 episodes, 1991-1993)
Gabrielle Beaumont (3 episodes, 1989-1992)
Joan Tewkesbury (3 episodes, 1990-1992)
Brad Silberling (3 episodes, 1990-1991)
Bill D'Elia (3 episodes, 1991-1993)
Mark Horowitz (3 episodes, 1992-1993)
Sandy Smolan (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
Johanna Demetrakas (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Sheldon Larry (2 episodes, 1989)
Betty Thomas (2 episodes, 1989)
Rick Wallace (2 episodes, 1989)
Michael Fresco (2 episodes, 1990-1992)
 
Series Writing credits
Steven Bochco (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
David E. Kelley (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
Nat Bernstein (23 episodes, 1989-1993)
Mitchel Katlin (23 episodes, 1989-1993)
Nick Harding (20 episodes, 1990-1993)
Todd Fischer (13 episodes, 1991-1993)
Linda Morris (11 episodes, 1989-1992)
Vic Rauseo (11 episodes, 1989-1992)
Phil Kellard (11 episodes, 1989-1991)
Tom Moore (11 episodes, 1989-1991)
Hollis Rich (10 episodes, 1991-1992)
Ellen Herman (6 episodes, 1991-1992)
Elaine Aronson (5 episodes, 1992-1993)
P.K. Simonds (5 episodes, 1992-1993)
Jill Gordon (4 episodes, 1989-1990)
Michael Swerdlick (4 episodes, 1990)
Eileen Heisler (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
DeAnn Heline (2 episodes, 1991-1992)

Series Produced by
Stephen Cragg .... supervising producer / co-executive producer (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Joe Ann Fogle .... producer / co-producer / ... (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Scott Goldstein .... supervising producer / producer / ... (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Jeffrey A. Henry .... associate producer / supervising associate producer (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Mark Horowitz .... supervising associate producer / co-producer / ... (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Linda Morris .... executive producer / producer / ... (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Vic Rauseo .... executive producer / producer / ... (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Nat Bernstein .... producer / co-producer / ... (71 episodes, 1990-1993)
Mitchel Katlin .... producer / co-producer / ... (70 episodes, 1990-1993)
Steven Bochco .... executive producer (51 episodes, 1989-1991)
Phil Kellard .... producer / senior producer (50 episodes, 1989-1991)
Tom Moore .... producer / senior producer (50 episodes, 1989-1991)
Nick Harding .... co-producer / producer (46 episodes, 1991-1993)
Arturs Rusis .... associate producer (46 episodes, 1991-1993)
Ron Mitchell .... coordinating producer (45 episodes, 1991-1993)
Hollis Rich .... co-producer (24 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jill Gordon .... producer (19 episodes, 1989-1990)
Elaine Aronson .... co-producer (17 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Original Music by
Mike Post (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
 
Series Cinematography by
Michael D. O'Shea (68 episodes, 1990-1993)
Frederick Moore (25 episodes, 1989-1990)
Robert M. Stevens (3 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Film Editing by
Richard Freeman (33 episodes, 1989-1993)
Lance Luckey (23 episodes, 1990-1993)
Casey O. Rohrs (20 episodes, 1990-1993)
Joe Ann Fogle (9 episodes, 1989-1990)
Maureen O'Connell (9 episodes, 1989-1990)
George R. Rohrs (4 episodes, 1989-1990)
 
Series Casting by
Robert Harbin (92 episodes, 1989-1993)
Beth Hymson (92 episodes, 1989-1993)
Alice Cassidy (70 episodes, 1990-1993)
 
Series Production Design by
Peter Clemens (71 episodes, 1990-1993)
Jeffrey L. Goldstein (19 episodes, 1989-1990)
 
Series Art Direction by
Peter Clemens (7 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Brenda Meyers-Ballard (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
 
Series Makeup Department
Romy Fleming .... hair stylist (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Norman Page .... makeup artist (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Timothy A. Miguel .... makeup artist (84 episodes, 1990-1993)
Dorothy D. Fox .... hair stylist / makeup artist (76 episodes, 1990-1993)
Elaina P. Schulman .... hair stylist (20 episodes, 1989-1990)
Tom Hoerber .... makeup artist (12 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Production Management
Ron Mitchell .... unit production manager (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Concetta Rinaldo-Williams .... first assistant director / second assistant director / ... (62 episodes, 1989-1993)
Danny Irom .... second assistant director (46 episodes, 1991-1993)
Jeffrey M. Ellis .... second assistant director (25 episodes, 1990-1991)
Nancy Jacobs .... first assistant director (23 episodes, 1990-1993)
Irwin Marcus .... first assistant director (21 episodes, 1989-1991)
Charlotte Dreiman .... first assistant director (12 episodes, 1989-1990)
Edward Crocitto .... second second assistant director (10 episodes, 1989)
Kimberly Law .... dga trainee (10 episodes, 1991)
Dinah LeHoven .... dga trainee (9 episodes, 1990)
Kenneth J. Silverstein .... dga trainee (8 episodes, 1989-1990)
Judith Moore .... dga trainee (8 episodes, 1990-1991)
Jessica Kreps .... dga trainee (8 episodes, 1991)
Ronald Chong .... dga trainee (7 episodes, 1990)
Ron Dempsey .... dga trainee (7 episodes, 1991-1992)
Michael Scott Bryant .... dga trainee (7 episodes, 1992-1993)
Mark Tobey .... dga trainee (7 episodes, 1992)
David Trotti .... dga trainee (7 episodes, 1992)
Mitchell Bock .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1989)
Frederic Roth .... dga trainee (3 episodes, 1993)
Cary Brown .... second second assistant director (2 episodes, 1992)
Lisa Landres .... dga trainee (2 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Art Department
Gregg Hayden Bilson II .... property master (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
William 'W' Gilpin .... construction coordinator / construction supervisor (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Carl D. Reed .... lead person (81 episodes, 1990-1993)
David Napoli .... set dresser (27 episodes, 1990-1992)
Kirk B. Jones .... lead person (15 episodes, 1989-1990)

Mychael Bates .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Mindy Roffman .... assistant to the art director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Ron Horwitz .... sound editor (94 episodes, 1989-1993)
Norval D. Crutcher III .... dialogue editor (84 episodes, 1990-1993)
Joe Kenworthy .... production sound mixer (70 episodes, 1990-1993)
Sam Horta .... sound editor (51 episodes, 1989-1991)
Mike Getlin .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (46 episodes, 1990-1993)
Dean Okrand .... re-recording mixer (46 episodes, 1990-1993)
Bill Thiederman .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (46 episodes, 1990-1993)
Greg LaPlante .... sound editor (35 episodes, 1991-1993)
Bill Marky .... production sound mixer / sound mixer (26 episodes, 1989-1990)

Paul J. Diller .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Michael Gollom .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
William Griggs .... adr editor (unknown episodes)
Eileen Horta .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
John O. Robinson III .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Les Wolf .... dialogue editor / foley editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Ken Speed .... special effects assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Gary Rodriguez .... stunts (1 episode, 1991)

Ray Lykins .... assistant stunt coordinator / stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Tim Evans .... chief lighting technician (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Harry Rez .... key grip (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Steven H. Smith .... camera operator (64 episodes, 1990-1993)
J.B. Richner .... best boy electric (51 episodes, 1989-1991)
Michael D. O'Shea .... camera operator (20 episodes, 1989-1990)
William Waldman .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1989)
William H. Battersby Jr. .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1991)

John Armstrong .... generator operator (unknown episodes)
Debbie Arrowood .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Joseph Cosko Jr. .... second assistant camera: second camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Heather Horton Addy .... casting assistant (40 episodes, 1991-1993)
Wendi Matthews .... casting assistant (25 episodes, 1989-1990)
Leslee J. Burke .... casting associate (25 episodes, 1990-1991)
Robert Harbin .... casting / original casting (5 episodes, 1989-1991)
Beth Hymson .... casting / original casting (5 episodes, 1989-1991)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Loree Parral .... costume supervisor: women (75 episodes, 1989-1992)
Shelly Levine .... costume supervisor: men (74 episodes, 1989-1992)
Hope Slepak .... key costumer (50 episodes, 1989-1991)
Colby P. Bart .... costume supervisor (22 episodes, 1992-1993)
Karen Bellamy .... key costumer (17 episodes, 1992-1993)
Barbara Marko .... key costumer (5 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Editorial Department
Joe Ann Fogle .... supervising editor / supervising film editor (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Mark Wilkins .... telecine colorist (46 episodes, 1991-1993)
Jean Crupper .... post-production coordinator (22 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Music Department
Libby Pedersen .... music editor (46 episodes, 1991-1993)
Gene L. Gillette .... music editor (39 episodes, 1989-1991)
Mark Green .... music editor (11 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Transportation Department
Norm Benson .... transportation coordinator (71 episodes, 1990-1993)
David Price .... transportation coordinator (25 episodes, 1989-1990)
 
Series Other crew
Nancy E. Wilkerson .... production coordinator (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
Barbara M. Kadell .... medical consultant (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Gareth Wootton .... medical consultant (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Linda Klein .... technical consultant (95 episodes, 1989-1993)
Susan Kinnevy .... assistant to producers (82 episodes, 1989-1992)
Caroline James .... production accountant (78 episodes, 1990-1993)
Michael Mann .... location manager (75 episodes, 1990-1993)
Jean Crupper .... assistant to producers (74 episodes, 1989-1992)
David E. Kelley .... creative consultant (74 episodes, 1989-1992)
Kathy Nakayama .... assistant to producers (71 episodes, 1990-1993)
Helene Davis .... assistant to producers / assistant to producer (50 episodes, 1989-1991)
Eileen Heisler .... assistant to producers (50 episodes, 1989-1991)
Barbara Kroells .... assistant to producers (50 episodes, 1989-1991)
Debra J. Kleid .... assistant to producers (46 episodes, 1991-1993)
Allyson Rubin .... assistant to producers (46 episodes, 1991-1993)
Cynthia Ruble .... assistant to producers (46 episodes, 1991-1993)
Monique S. Salvato .... assistant to producers (46 episodes, 1991-1993)
Alvin Greenman .... script supervisor (26 episodes, 1989-1990)
Nat Bernstein .... story editor / executive story consultant (25 episodes, 1989-1990)
Mitchel Katlin .... story editor / executive story consultant (25 episodes, 1989-1990)
Rick Wallace .... executive consultant (25 episodes, 1989-1990)
Kathryn Davison .... assistant to producers (25 episodes, 1990-1991)
Nick Harding .... executive story editor / story editor (25 episodes, 1990-1991)
Meredith Underwood .... assistant to producers (25 episodes, 1990-1991)
Ellen Herman .... executive story editor (24 episodes, 1991-1992)
Joanie Blum .... script supervisor (22 episodes, 1990-1991)
Lester Hoyle .... script supervisor (22 episodes, 1992-1993)
Charles Montoya .... assistant production coordinator (22 episodes, 1992-1993)
Antoinette Levine .... location manager (21 episodes, 1989-1990)
Candace Montgomery-Lira .... production accountant (17 episodes, 1989-1990)
Andrea Walzer .... script supervisor (16 episodes, 1991-1992)
P.K. Simonds .... executive story editor (14 episodes, 1992-1993)
Hollis Rich .... executive story editor (13 episodes, 1990-1991)
Todd Fischer .... production assistant / production coordinator (10 episodes, 1991)
Caren Branstetter .... assistant to producers / executive story editor (7 episodes, 1992-1993)
Michael Swerdlick .... story editor (6 episodes, 1990)
Kenneth Gilbert .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 1992)
Faye Brenner .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 1991-1992)
 

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30 min (97 episodes)
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In 2008 Neil Patrick Harris appeared in TV and print ads for Old Spice deodorant spoofing his Doogie Howser character (he said that he could recommend the product as a "former make-believe doctor" and because he "used to be a doctor for pretend;" (he also tried to use a stethoscope on a patient's nose instead of his chest).See more »
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Miscellaneous: In the Season One opening credits, the article discussing Doogie graduating from high school says that he is 12-years-old in the first line. The next article, however, says that he graduated from Princeton, a college, at age 10. This was later changed, in Season 2, from 12 to 9-years old.See more »
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17 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
anyone born in the 70's probably has pretty fond memories of the show., 15 April 1999
Author: jkljlkj (flare@coolmail.zzn.com) from California USA

Doogie Howser has got to be one of the coolest shows of the 80's. Anyone born in the 70's probably has pretty fond memories of the show. As for me, I grew up watching the show and was a loyal viewer. Doogie was a show about a teenage kid who is a genius and finished school at an early age and became a doctor during his teen years. Most people would expect a guy like Doogie to be a nerd but this guy wasn't. He displayed a true side to himself, and while he had insecurities, his strengths easily outweighed them. In the show, he was a good friend, with a good heart and was in touch with his family who was pretty supportive of him. Basically, Doogie juggles his life as a doctor along with his social life and growing up as a teenager. He has a best friend named Vinnie and a girlfriend named Wanda played by Lisa Dean Ryan. Although Doogie doesn't have a clique like many teenagers, he trades in that part of being a teen for helping people as a doctor. Doogie is often found to go the extra mile in helping his patients or anyone in general. I remember one episode of Doogie, where Doogie is caught up in a convenience store robery; and Doogie ends up befriending the robber while held hostage, and ends up giving the robber a job at the hospital. This is truly a good show and is definitely a part of my childhood. I will always remember it fondly.

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